Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 4 - Section 4.6 - Newton’s Third Law - Example - Page 68: 4.5


a) 10 cm b) 12 cm

Work Step by Step

We know the following using the forces given: $x = \frac{m(a_y+g)}{k}$ Plugging in the given values, we find: a) $x = \frac{35(0+9.8)}{3400}=10 \ cm $ b) $x = \frac{35(1.9+9.8)}{3400}=12 \ cm $
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